Edwards Says Heart Valve IP Still Infringed After $74M Verdict

Law360, New York (April 25, 2013, 3:14 PM EDT) -- Edwards Lifesciences Corp. on Wednesday asked a Delaware federal judge to award it additional damages and a permanent injunction against CoreValve Inc., alleging its rival was still infringing a patent for catheter heart valve technology despite the Federal Circuit recently upholding a $73.9 million verdict against CoreValve.

According to Edwards, CoreValve — Medtronic Inc. unit — has continued to wilfully infringe U.S. Patent Number 5,411,552 despite the circuit court upholding in November a jury verdict that the patent was both valid and infringed by CoreValve's aortic...
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